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"Don't say that..."

… and other thoughts as I am being observed by my administrator.

Every so often, teachers must be evaluated. The administrator comes in and watches your every move and jots down things you do and say while you’re teaching. 521 more words


Tips for looking for a ukulele tutor

The best tip is to follow the advice published on http://www.musicteachers.co.uk

There is also a search facility on the site to find music teachers.

This organisation works in conjunction with the… 875 more words


Music Fundamentals are Mentally Fun

Make Practicing Scales and Fundamentals Fun!

Yes, fun! You heard me, learning music theory can be fun, if the teacher can relate to the student and has the creativity and a sense of humor even the most boring of rout scales can enjoyable. 223 more words


Jazz Bros @ Bend Roots Festival

Members of CROCK and the Bend Student Jazz Ensemble tore-up the Black Butte Porter stage at the Bend Roots Festival with the Jazz Bros!  Special thanks to Mark Ransom for the invitation and all his efforts in fostering the festival – and for joining the band on stage for some rippin blues!   389 more words


The Orchestra Pit - A Review

I’ve never been fond of snakes, but the long, green, polka-dotted snake that slithers through The Orchestra Pit made me think twice about my previous aversion. 174 more words

Book Reviews * Picture Books

Meeting September 22, 2014

The Norfolk Music Teachers Association will have our planning meeting at Kaley’s Kakes in Simcoe at 11:30 AM. Topics of discussion will be membership, Norfolk Musical Arts Festival, examination results and upcoming recitals.   21 more words


A practice routine for kids

The most difficult part of practicing is getting started. For a young beginner student (ages preschool-6 or 7), I do not recommend having them practice at all. 144 more words